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91665: Stratify JCV Ab (w/Index) w/Rflx to Inhibition Assay Print View
Index Value IA     
JCV Antibody IA     

PRIMARY
1 Serum 0.5 (0.25) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 0.5 (0.25) mL   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  

The JC Virus (JCV) is associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Detection of antibodies to JCV in serum or plasma is a reliable indicator of exposure to JCV. The analytical performance characteristics were determined for multiple sclerosis patients.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86711

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
If the Index Value is between 0.19 and 0.41 (not inclusive), then JC Virus Antibody Inhibition Assay (test code 90259) [Focus 34340]) will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code 86711). Reject Criteria: Hemolysis






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